Medical Billing and Coding Training Online
You’re more than organized. You like creating structure. And you’re ready for a new career. Well, say hello to Ultimate Medical Academy and our Medical Billing and Coding programs.
As a UMA medical billing and coding student, you’ll learn how to interpret medical terms into the codes used for billing. You’ll become familiar with the insurance billing process, learn software applications and more. This is a rewarding career, and it’s growing in demand!1 Want to talk about it?
Why should I earn my associate degree from UMA?
Earning an associate degree from UMA may impact your future by making you stand out to employers and providing you with a strong educational platform to start a new career. Let us help you gain the job skills needed to work in healthcare so you are prepared to seek some of the 4 million new jobs that are projected through 2022.1
Our programs include 24/7 tech support that helps you become comfortable with computers and in the online classroom. Receive guidance from your instructors and learn what it takes to start a career in the fast growing healthcare industry.1 Outside the classroom, our career services team gets you interview ready so you can start your new career.
According to independent research published by Georgetown University, associate degree graduates earn an average of $400,000 of additional earnings over their lifetime.2 An associate degree can open doors to lifelong learning and set the groundwork for future promotions. Let UMA help you change your future.
Helping you prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam.
Classes at UMA help prepare you to take the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. If you meet eligibility requirements and pass this exam, you’ll get your certification which can help you stand out as an applicant. This certification is considered an addition to the career training you receive at UMA and is not required to graduate. Ultimate Medical Academy has a team in place, ready to help you focus on exam-relevant material and tutor you in areas where you might need extra help.
Job outlook for medical billing and coding.
Medical billers and coders hold positions in physician offices, insurance companies, medical offices and more. Graduates who successfully complete their certification may apply for positions as a medical coder, medical records clerk, health information clerk and medical records coordinator. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for this career field is projected to grow 36% between 2012 and 2022.4
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